Katie Holmes seeks support from friend Sandra Bullock after divorce

Jul 10, 2012, 09:37 IST | PTI

Actress Katie Holmes has reached out to friend Sandra Bullock for advice in dealing with her divorce from Tom Cruise

The 33-year-old filed for divorce last week, apparently blindsiding the "Mission: Impossible" star who was not aware of his wife's intentions.

Katie Holmes and Sandra Bullock. Pics/Santa Banta

"They met years ago through their mutual friend, Keanu Reeves, and Sandra knows all too well about being in a bad marriage - she's been a real comfort to Katie," a source said. Bullock herself divorced two years back from husband Jesse James.

It is said that Cruise and Holmes are hoping to settle their divorce out of court, apparently calling a "temporary truce" when it comes to legal proceedings. A source said that Cruise, "doesn't want his family dragged through the mud.

They love their daughter." However, Holmes is "dead-set" on retaining full custody of daughter Suri, with an insider saying, "Katie is not going to compromise on certain issues, all regarding Suri."

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